Ben (Ben) Baker (R-160)

State Representative Ben Baker

Ben (Ben) Baker (R-160)
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Capitol: 573.751.9781
FAX: 573.751.0940
District: 417.451.0978
Room 403-A State Capitol 201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65101
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Residence:Neosho, MO

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Representative Ben Baker, a Republican, represents Newton County (District 160) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2018. In addition to his legislative duties, Baker is a minister, missionary, former professor and the dean of students at Ozark Bible Institute in Neosho. He also owns a small construction business that specializes in artisan trim-work. Baker also served on the Neosho City Council and as mayor of Neosho. Baker serves on the board of his church, Bible Holiness Assembly of God, and he a past board president of Care Net Pregnancy Resource Center. He is also involved with Ozark Christian Missions and has led mission trips to India, Africa, and Central America. He holds a bachelor of art degree from Ozark Bible Institute. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, Baker currently resides in Neosho with his wife, Naomi, and their four daughters.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Naomi   
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